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Thermal Storage Materials Laboratory

In the Energy Systems Integration Facility's Thermal Storage Materials Laboratory, researchers investigate materials that can be used as high-temperature heat transfer fluids or thermal energy storage media in concentrating solar power plants.

Photo of researchers working on high-temperature corrosion evaluations for molten salts.

Capability Hubs

The Thermal Storage Materials Laboratory offers the following capability.


Thermal Storage Materials

The thermal storage materials hub provides analytical laboratory space to support high-temperature process and materials research.

Key Infrastructure

Floor space, high-temperature exhaust, ventilated enclosure, ovens, analytical equipment